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Choosing a Color for your Front Door, Part 2: Subdued Hues

 
 

My last post covered many bright and wonderful door color options... but what if you want a color that is not shouty, one that quietly proclaims personality?  Perhaps one of these pictures will inspire you...

This door's subtle aqua looks incredible on this door. The chevron motif adds interest and the black house numbers and hardware take the charm up exponentially.. 

The blue door below displays a little more sophisticated gray-blue, the beautiful Wythe Blue:

 
Benjamin Moore: Wythe Blue HC-143

Benjamin Moore: Wythe Blue HC-143

 

How about pink? These pinks play well together, making what could be a cold looking entry into a cheery one.

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015

Benjamin Moore Soft Shell 015

Sunny, buttery yellow always shines with gray siding...

Benjamin Moore: Hawthorne Yellow

Benjamin Moore: Hawthorne Yellow

 

Pear green looks marvelous with charcoal siding....

 

If your exterior is red and orange brick, charcoal gray is a no-fail and stately accent color... Notice how the sidelights painted in the same color add presence to the entry exterior.

Front Door: Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore

Front Door: Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore

 

This rich espresso brown looks handsome with the grayed olive and warm white:

Front Door: Wenge by Benjamin Moore

Front Door: Wenge by Benjamin Moore

 

Its not often that a pint of paint and a Saturday afternoon can completely transform a house... Take this house, below- a happy yellow door just beckons in the after photo.

Be inspired!